How To Create Google Classroom Assignments

When you create an assignment, you can:

  • Post only to the class or to additional classes
  • Post to individual students
  • Add a due date or time
  • Add a topic
  • Add materials

Open the assignment page

  1. Sign in to Classroom with your Google Account.

    For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.com. Learn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. At the bottom, hover over Add click Create assignment .
  4. Enter the title and any instructions.

Post an assignment to specific students

By default, an assignment is posted to all students in the class. You can post an assignment to individual students. However, you can’t post to individual students if more than one class is included. And, you can’t post to more than 100 individual students at a time.

  1. Next to All students, click Down All students to deselect it.
  2. Select the students you want to post the assignment to.

    Note: You’ll see the number of students you posted to on the assignment in the class stream. To view the students’ names, click number students on the assignment.

Add a due date or time

By default, an assignment has no due date. To change this:

  1. Next to Due, click Down .
  2. Next to No due date, click Down .
  3. Click a date on the calendar.
  4. (Optional) To set a due time, click Time and enter a time.

Add a topic

  1. Next to No topic, click Down .
  2. Choose an option:
    • To create a topic, click Create topic and enter a topic name.
    • To select a topic in the list, click it.

Note: You can only add 1 topic to an assignment.

Learn more about how to organize your class stream.

Add materials

You can add materials, such as Google Drive files, links, or YouTube videos to your assignment.

  • To upload a file, click Attach . Select the file, and click Upload.
  • To attach a Drive item, such as a document or form:
    1. Click Drive .
    2. Select the item and click Add.

    Note: If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, click Copy. Classroom makes a copy to attach to the assignment and saves it to the class Drive folder.

  • If you attach a Google Forms quiz, grades can be imported directly to the Student Work page if there is no other attachment on the assignment.

    Note: Grade importing can’t be enabled if there is another attachment on the assignment.

  • To decide how students interact with an attachment, next to the attachment, click Down and choose an option:
    • Students can view file—All students can read the file, but not edit it.
    • Students can edit file—All students share the same file and can make changes to it.
    • Make a copy for each student—(For Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides only) Students receive an individual copy of the file that they can edit. The student’s name is automatically added to the document title. When a student turns in the assignment, the teacher sees the file labeled with the student’s name.
  • To attach a YouTube video, click YouTube and choose an option:
    • Search for a video to attach:
      1. At Video search, enter keywords and click Search .
      2. Click the video Add.
    • Attach a video link:
      1. Click URL.
      2. Enter the URL and click Add.
  • To attach a link, click Link , enter the URL, and click Add.
  • To delete an attachment, click Remove  next to the attachment.

Post an assignment to additional classes

  1. Next to For, click Down  select the class or classes you want to include.

Note: You can’t post to individual students across multiple classes. Posts to multiple classes are shared with all students in the classes.

Post, schedule, or save a draft assignment

Note: If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, click Copy. Classroom makes a copy to attach to the assignment and saves it to the class Drive folder.

Edit an assignment
  1. Sign in to Classroom with your Google Account.

    For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.com. Learn more.

  2. Go to the class stream and choose an option:
    • For a posted assignment:
      1. Next to the assignment, click More Edit.
      2. Make any changes you need.
      3. Click Save.
    • For a scheduled assignment, at the top of the class stream, click Saved posts.
      1. Click the assignment.
      2. Make any changes and click Schedule.
    • For a draft assignment, at the top of the class stream, click Saved posts.
      1. Click the assignment.
      2. Make any changes.
      3. Next to Assign, click Down Save draft.

      Note: After an assignment is posted to several classes, editing the assignment in 1 class doesn't change it in the other classes.

Delete an assignment 

If you delete an assignment, all grades and comments related to the assignment are deleted. However, any attachments or files created by you or the students are still available in Drive.

Warning! Once deleted, there's no way to undo deleting an assignment.

  1. Sign in to Classroom with your Google Account.

    For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.com. Learn more.

  2. Click the class and choose an option:

The instructions below are also available in this video tutorial.

On your profile page, locate the project you want to use as a template for the assignment and click on the project.

(1.) Choose "Create assignment" to open up the Create assignment dialog window.

(2.) Click the Google Classroom icon. This takes you to Google Classroom.

(3.) Choose a class and "create assignment" from the dropdown menu and click "Go".

(4.) Describe the assignment and click "Assign".

(5.) It is now shared to your students!

(6.) Back in Soundtrap, a folder has been created for the assignment (if you scroll down). When the students opens the assignment, they get a copy of it, you will be able to see it in that folder. Since you're automatically a collaborator on the project, you can go in and view their progress all along!

(1.) Profile page - My Projects - Create assignment

(2.) Click Google Classroom

(3.) Choose Class and Create assignment - Click GO

(4.) Fill out information about assignment - Click ASSIGN

(5.) Assignment shared - View assignment

(6.) In Soundtrap - Assignments folder - Students assignment

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